MSGT Patrick Sam Snively, 46, of Glendale Arizona, formerly of Powhatan Point, Ohio, died Tuesday, December 16, 2008 in Glendale, Arizona.
Sam was born October 10, 1962 in Bellaire, Ohio a son of Katherine “Kata’ Vichich Snively and the late Terry E. Snively Sr.
Sam was a 1981 graduate of River High School. In July of 1981 he took his oath to the USAF at the Federal Building in Pittsburgh, PA. After completing basic training, he attended technical training at Chanute AFB in Illinois to become an aircraft fuel systems repairman.
MSGT Snively served in Desert Storm. He ended his career as Production Superintendent with the 61st AMU “Top Dogs” and retired from the AF in September 2007.
He was a member of the Powhatan Presbyterian Church, Powhatan Legion Post #226 and Powhatan VFW Post # 5565.
Sam is survived by his mother, Katherine “Kata” Vichich Snively of Powhatan Point, two sons, Stone Snively and Curtis Spence of Phoenix, AZ. Two brothers; Terry Rose Snively Jr. of Powhatan Point and John Marilyn Snively of Plain City, Ohio, a sister, Jeannine Snively of Galloway, Ohio; 5 nephews, 4 nieces and 6 great nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received Sunday 2-4p.m. and 6-8p.m. at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 186 Main Street Powhatan Point, Ohio where funeral services will be held at 11a.m. Monday with Reverend Marian Glass officiating.
Interment in Powhatan Cemetery, Powhatan Point, Ohio.
The Powhatan Veterans Honor Guard will conduct graveside Military Honors.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com